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Up Helly Aa is Shetland's famous fire festival, celebrating the Islands Norse Heritage, on the last Tuesday of January. A Viking longboat is built and set alight in the centre of Lerwick before a night of festivities begin!

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How To See An Authentic Viking Festival And Cute Ponies In Scotland

How To See An Authentic Viking Festival And Cute Ponies In Scotland - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Home Blog

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Shetland's "Up Helly Aa" Fire Festival Looks Like The Best Festival On Earth

PROUD VIKING WARRIORS. | Shetland's "Up Helly Aa" Fire Festival Looks Like The Best Festival On Earth

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Up Helly Aa in Shetland — Possibly My Best Adventure Yet!

I traveled with Haggis Adventures to the remote Shetland Islands, northeast of Scotland, to experience Up Helly Aa, the Viking Fire Festival held in Shetland every January. This may have been my best trip…EVER.

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Up-Helly-Aa: a series of festivals held on the Shetland Isles to mark the end of the yule season

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The Up Helly Aa Viking Festival is a tradition of the people living in Shetland Islands in the United Kingdom. The people dress up as Vikings during loud parades on the streets while carrying torches and axes. The fun with flames surely heat up the winter celebration.

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A Viking Festival Pictures - The Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland

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